Self-control need a boost? Gargle sugar water

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BOSTON) — A research team from the University of Georgia in the U.S. enlisted 51 students to perform two tasks of self control. The first involved students meticulously more…

San Francisco to foot bill for sex changes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Fox News) In the midst of cash-strapped Californians approving new taxes to prevent further cuts in essential state services, San Francisco health officials appear to have found the more…

Chuck Norris takes stand for veterans

by Chuck Norris -- In troubling times such as these, what can we do to address the many health issues faced by our military? – Jim D., Massachusetts This Veterans Day will more…

McDonald's sales drop for 1st time since 2003

by -NO AUTHOR- -- NEW YORK — (AP) McDonald's Corp. is having trouble stomaching the competition. The world's biggest hamburger chain said Thursday that a key sales figure fell for the first time more…

Humans can smell fear - and it's contagious

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC News) Humans can smell fear and disgust, and the emotions are contagious, according to a new study. The findings, published Nov. 5 in the journal Psychological Science, more…

Backers of doctor-assisted suicide concede

by -NO AUTHOR- -- BOSTON (AP) — Supporters of a ballot question legalizing physician-assisted suicide for the terminally ill in Massachusetts have conceded defeat, even though the vote is too close to more…

Notes on an election scorecard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- WASHINGTON – Exit polls showed Hurricane Sandy was a big issue for Barack Obama voters. Presumably this means they believe the hurricane was caused by catastrophic, man-made climate more…

Akin falls short in Missouri

by -NO AUTHOR- -- U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, a Republican challenging Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Democrat, for her seat in Washington, fell short in his bid tonight, 55 percent to 39 more…